Category Archives: Feature

Sydney Aquarium Penguin Boat Ride

See what it’s like to go on the Sydney Aquarium Penguin boat ride!   We want to show you a fabulous new attraction which has been added to the already wonderful line-up at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium – the Penguin Expedition! The Sydney Aquarium is a great family day out The SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium […]

Spirit of Tasmania ferry – video of what it is like to drive your car on board

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to drive aboard the Spirit of Tasmania ferry?   In September we went for a road trip around Tasmania and caught the Spirit of Tasmania ferry from Devonport across Bass Strait and back to the Australian mainland. This video is a quick guide to what it is actually […]

Tasmania Wild Rivers National Park – watch the video of our very snowy road trip!

A road trip through a Tasmanian snowy wonder-land… In September we went for a road trip around Tasmania – and got caught in a major cold-snap blizzard! We had been staying in the beautiful port town of Strahan after touring the Gordon River, and were headed next for Hobart. We were driving along the Lyell […]

Brooke interviews for Nestle’s #GoodLife campaign

Brooke joins forces with Nestlé’s for their #GoodLife campaign, encouraging Australians to take the #GoodLife quiz. Brooke is of course our well-known outgoing (and out-spoken!) 11yo half of the dynamic-duo Brooke and Samantha – the kids of the Let’s go Mum travel blog! Now she is very proud and excited to announce that she is […]

Top 5 amazing Tasmania hotels

Wondering where to go for the next school holidays? Check out these five amazing hotels we’ve just stayed in around Tasmania! , We’ve just returned from a fabulous trip around Tasmania, and we’d like to share with you some simply amazing accommodation finds you really shouldn’t miss! We’ll list them in the order in which […]

Nine News interview – we chat about layby cruise packages

Let’s go Mum appeared on the Nine News last night to have a chat about cruises and the new Layaway Travel layby cruise packages – a smart new way to pay for your cruise in advance, with no fees or interest – and no big debt when you return home from your holiday! Play the video […]

The National Zoo & Aquarium – take a look around with our latest video!

We were very lucky to be invited to check out the new open plain at the National Zoo and Aquarium. This terrific Zoo really does go from strength-to-strength in size, species of animals to view, and of course most importantly, animal and visitor happiness! Come with us while we take you for a super-fast look […]

We’ve won the 2017 Travel Blogs Awards!

We’re very honoured to announce that we’ve won first place in the 2017 Travel Blogs Awards We’re still a bit in shock after finding out that we have won the MrPromocode Travel Blog Awards ! We couldn’t have done this without you – our amazing travel-loving community who voted us in as the winners. Thank […]

Lonely Planet Kids Unfolding Journeys Books

We were very lucky to receive some really great new kid’s adventure books in the mail recently – the Lonely Planet Kids Unfolding Journeys books. Ever since my very first solo-travel days, I have always taken a Lonely Planet guide along with me on my journeys. So when I heard that Lonely Planet also produce […]

The new P&O Pacific Explorer cruise ship – take a look around!

We were very lucky to be invited to the P&O Cruises with Nickelodeon christening party for the stunning new cruise ship, the Pacific Explorer! With the cruise ship parked at the International Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay in Sydney, it was hard to imagine a more beautiful place to host this state-of-the-art cruise ship. The […]

3 big reasons why your kids will love this NSW bushwalk!

We‘ve just found what would have to be one of the best bushwalks in NSW – if not Australia! Here are 3 very good reasons why your whole family is going to love this bushwalk…. The girls and I have been on a lot of bushwalks together – it’s a great way to escape the […]

Sydney family camping getaway – Wombeyan Caves

We‘ve just found the most amazing family weekend getaway only a few hours from Sydney – it’s cheap, full of wildlife and has great caves and bushwalks to explore. If you love camping and adventure on a family-friendly scale, you’re going to love Wombeyan Caves! We’ve just spent a wonderful few days at Wombeyan Caves, located in […]